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"Manly were dominant throughout the season, they were ruthless.

They certainly smashed us in the semi-final so we were expecting a tough match."




Parramatta Eels legend Steve "Zip Zip" Ella re-lives the 1983 Grand Final against the Manly Sea Eagles, where the men in Blue and Gold claimed their third successive premiership.


Watch the video above - and stay tuned over the next few days as we reveal more interviews with both Eels and Sea Eagles greats from 1983.


Click here to find out how we're celebrating the 30th anniversary of the iconic '83 Grand Final, and how you can get involved on Saturday at the game and win!
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